Found September 06, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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Chalk it up to a breakdown in communication. Last Saturday in a small high school gym in Ohio, around 1,500 people turned out to watch the ABA's Lima Explosion take on a Streetball team, but the majority of fans came to see the main attraction: Allen Iverson. Yet much like on the NBA courts since his departure from the league in 2010 after playing sparingly with the Philadelphia 76ers, Iverson was nowhere to be seen. Iverson said -- via his Twitter account at least -- that he never agreed to show for the event. The event promotor, Quincey Simpson, says otherwise. “He didn’t give me his word. He gave me a contract,” Simpson said of Iverson. “This wasn’t a handshake agreement. This was an actual contract that he was going to be here. "I never had a conversation with Allen Iverson myself, I didn’t need to. I talked to his people and they assured me he was coming. They told me (Saturday night) he was in the Dayton airport. They assured me he wa...
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